Brian Eno, musician
Musician ~ Producer
Roxy Music
birth name: Brian Peter George St. Baptiste de la Salle Eno

Brian Eno

May 15, 1948, Woodbridge, England

Ambient pioneer, glam rocker, hit producer, multimedia artist, technological innovator, worldbeat proponent, and self-described non-musician - over the course of his long, prolific, and immensely influential career, Brian Eno was all of these things and much, much more. ~ Allmusic: Brian Eno ~ retrieved February 18, 2014 © Allmusic

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May 15, 1965 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (3) the Beatles, Ticket To Ride ~ #2 (2) Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Count Me In ~ #1 (1) Herman's Hermits, Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter

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His skill at using “The Studio as a Compositional Tool” (the title of an essay by Eno) led in part to his career as a producer. His methods were recognised at the time (mid-1970s) as unique, so much so that on Genesis's The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, he is credited with 'Enossification'; on Robert Wyatt's Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard with a Direct inject anti-jazz raygun and on John Cale's Island albums as simply being “Eno.” ~ Wikipedia: Brian Eno ~ retrieved January 22, 2016 © Wikipedia

Brian Eno ~ Before & After Science (1977) ~ Ranked #14 NME Best Albums Of 1977.

As a Producer or co-producer

The Talking Heads ~ More Songs About Buildings And Food (1978) ~ Ranked #46 Pitchfork Top 100 Albums Of The 1970s in 2004 ~ More Songs About Buildings And Food probably could have survived as a cult album by a cult band, but what really opened up the Talking Heads for a national audience was the band's slinky cover of Al Green's famous Take Me to the River, which put them on the top 30 singles charts for the first time. ~ 2004 © Pitchfork

As a Writer or co-writer

Roxy Music

some band info might not apply to Brian Eno,
a member from 1971 through 1973

It is curious that with both the Velvet Underground and the Talking Heads enshrined that Roxy Music; the premier Art Rock band between them has not received a serious look for induction. Roxy Music embraced the arts like no other. Their look and style were just as important to them as their carefully constructed sleek sound. Much of the New Wave and New Romantic movement can be traced back to Roxy; in fact they may have more imitators than any other artist on this list. ~ Not In Hall Of Fame: Roxy Music ~ retrieved March 12, 2014 © Not In Hall Of Fame

Roxy Music ~ Avalon (1982) ~ #442 #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time in 2012.

Roxy Music ~ Love Is The Drug (Mackay/Ferry) ~ Named one of the 500 Songs That Shaped Rock & Roll in 1995.



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